Herts Ad Sunday League: Honeywood completes St Albans IFC Junior Cup comeback

Jay Caines scoring the second of his two goals for Breakspear against Phoenix.

Jay Caines scoring the second of his two goals for Breakspear against Phoenix. - Credit: Archant

St Albans IFC came from two goals down to win their Junior Cup tie 4-2 against Bradmore Rovers.

The introduction of Anthony Roche and Cal Marjoram moving to midfield proved decisive as, in extra-time, top-scorer Jason Nicolaou gave St Albans the lead for the first time before Harry Honeywood secured safe passage to the next round.

KNOCKOUT CUP: Division Two outfit Blacksmiths Arms recorded a 5-0 win against Division One’s FC Potters Bar. The goals came from Jamie Sharp (two), Dean Skipsey, Aidan Golds and Oli Franks.

PREMIER DIVISION: Nicholas Breakspear OB won 3-0 against Phoenix thanks to goals came from Jay Caines (two) and Trevor Stevens.

DIVISION ONE: Will Bates proved instrumental, scoring two and setting up another, as Skew Bridge Reserves beat Six Bells 5-2. Simon Beazley (two) and Harry King were also on target.

Goals by James Owen (two) and Nathan Jackson gave Bull and Jacks a 3-1 win against Chequers Inn.

DIVISION TWO: Pennine Spartans weathered a second-half fight-back to win 6-4 against Queens Head. Having been 5-1 down, Queens pulled it back to 5-4 before Pennine sealed the win with a late goal. Pennine’s goals were scored by Myer Fuller, Aaron Flood, Ben Durrant, James Durrant, Jamie Smith and Jamie France.

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DIVISION THREE: CHL recorded their first points of the season, drawing 1-1 against Harpenden Colts, thanks to George Brennon’s goal. Chris Newcombe replied for Colts.

Dene Lewis continued his goal-scoring form with his third hat-trick for Radlett Village in a 5-0 win against Greenwood Park. The other goals came from Alex English and Louis Fernandes.

DIVISION FOUR: Jason Slough scored four goals as Wheathampstead Crown routed Camp KBK 8-1. Tom Simmonds, Ben Conrad and substitute Neil Stevenson (two) scored the other goals.

Marshalswick Rovers and Herts Mauritians shared the points after a 1-0 draw. Steve Bellard equalised for Rovers.

DIVISION FIVE: Stonewood Reserves recorded a 4-3 win against George Redbourn. The goals came from Reedan Pearce, Ryan Smith, Curtis Cumberbatch and Daniel Bisby.

Results - December 21

Knockout Cup Round 2: FC Potters Bar 0 Blacksmiths Arms 5.

Junior Cup Round 4: Bradmore Rovers 2 St Albans IFC 4, Wheathampstead ‘89 1 The Ridge 0.

Premier Division: Phoenix 0 Nicholas Breakspear OB 3.

Division One: Six Bells 2 Skew Bridge Res 5, The Bull & Jacks 3 Chequers Inn. 1 Division Two: Queens Head 4 Pennine Spartans 6.

Division Three: Greenwood Park 0 Radlett Village 5, Harpenden Colts OB 1 CHL 1.

Division Four: Camp KBK 1 Wheathampstead Crown 8, Marshalswick 1 Herts Mauritians 1, Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 2 The Snug Bar 2, St Albans Royals 1 Oaks 4.

Division Five: Stonewood Res 4 George Redbourn 3.